Legacy Law Practices Join Forces to Form New Firm, Fabian VanCott

Two of the region’s most highly respected law firms, Fabian Clendenin and Van Cott, Bagley, Cornwall & McCarthy, announced they have combined practices, resulting in one powerhouse firm, Fabian VanCott.

Beginning this month, Fabian VanCott will conduct business from the offices of former Fabian Clendenin located at 215 S. State Street in Salt Lake City, and 601 S. 10th Street in Las Vegas, Nevada.

Built from more than 200 combined years of foundational knowledge, and unwavering principles and values, this newly formed alliance of these two firms provides a formidable breadth and depth of legal expertise.

Fabian VanCott will continue to provide a national clientele with business and litigation legal expertise in numerous areas of practice, including complex litigation, intellectual property, real estate, administrative & regulatory compliance, environmental & natural resources, bankruptcy & receivership, business transactions & corporate law, venture capital & financial, tax & estate planning, tax controversies, white collar criminal defense, employment & labor law, ERISA & employee benefits, and litigation, trial & appeals.

With roots dating back to the late 1800’s, the joint firms established prominence in the business and legal community by representing several of the largest industries and organizations located in the Intermountain West.  Fabian VanCott is a contender to any of the region’s largest firms while providing localized knowledge of the community and business climate at competitive pricing.

“Combining the exceptional and diverse talent of two reputable firms provides exponential benefits to our clients and to the business community as a whole,” said Peter W. Billings, named President of Fabian VanCott. Billings continued, “We believe this alliance will add important practice areas and additional expertise which will allow us to serve our clients even better.”

“As a legacy firm established in 1874, we are confident that joining forces with Fabian at this time preserves our impeccable reputation yet opens the door to new opportunities now and in the future,” said Gregory Williams, president of Van Cott, Bagley, Cornwall & McCarthy. “As a unified organization, we will continue to serve the highest caliber clients and attract the most extraordinary legal talent.”

Fabian VanCott employs the legal expertise of more than 70 attorneys recruited from the country’s leading law schools and legal firms.